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TRINIDAD - The town of Trinidad has a new mayor after Wednesday's city council meeting.

Dwight Miller was voted mayor by his fellow city council members and will serve for two years. He takes the gavel from two-term mayor Julie Fulkerson who was appointed in 2012.

A retired teacher and ten year Trinidad resident, Miller says he's not a politician. Instead he calls himself a...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:42

ARCATA- We’re hearing from Arcata Fire Chief, Desmond Cowan after learning he’s stepping down and leaving the fire service.

He’s been Chief for three years and in that time he’s helped make many great accomplishments. This includes completing the Arcata Fire Station renovation, work on the McKinleyville Station is well underway and a Safer Grant has been renewed. They have also built a...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:29

GARBERVILLE - A possible suspect in a burglary case tries to flee but is arrested after a traffic stop in Garberville. 27-year old Scott Arrequin was taken into custody.

Around 9:30 Tuesday night, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies patrolling downtown Garberville stopped a vehicle on the 900-block of Redwood Drive for a traffic violation. The passenger, Arrequin was identified as a...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 20:34

EUREKA - The double murder trial of Jason Warren captured the attention of residents on the North Coast. The sentencing hearing was set for Wednesday but it was delayed until February. Warren was convicted of the murders of Dorothy Ulrich and Suzanne Seeman. 

Judge Timothy Cissna tentatively gave Warren the maximum sentence for each case along with special allegations. For count 1, he...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 20:26

ARCATA - Humboldt State University was named a top school for veterans by a publication that helps service members choose the college that's right for them. The annual guide "Military Advanced Education and Transitions" evaluates institutions’ military culture, support systems, and financial aid availability among others factors. HSU offers veterans and their family members access to the...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 18:14

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- New marijuana grows will be banned on timber production zones in Humboldt County.

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, to include this in the final draft of the Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance. The supervisors continue to work under a tight deadline and will have another meeting on January 19th where the final draft will be reviewed. From...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 18:09

ARCATA - A Humboldt State University police officer was injured after accidentally discharging his firearm. It happened around 1:30 this afternoon at UPD headquarters on campus . A university employee says that the officer was treated for minor injuries to his hand. No further injuries or damage were reported. Public Information Officer Jarad Petroske told News Channel 3, "Anytime something...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 18:09

ARCATA - A North Coast native is featured in an upcoming documentary series on PBS. The Steller's Jay is a bird noted for its ability to mimic the calls of other birds in its environment. HSU Professor Jeff Black studied the birds for seventeen years. That work caught the eye of BBC producers who decided to include this chameleon of birds in the nature series "World's Sneakiest Animals"....

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 18:05